Al Jazeera is exploring the acquisition of Spain's La Liga premier soccer league rights in a bid to expand its budding global sports franchise in a world in which pan-Arab television is on the decline.
The sale of Current TV by Al Gore and his partner Joel Hyatt to Al Jazeera which is owned by a billionaire sheik of Saudi Arabia is troubling to many ...
There is one subject that most politicians avoid: talking about the media. Most spend most of their time positioning themselves for media attention be...
Beset with logistical as well as political hurdles, Al Jazeera America will undoubtedly confront a rocky road ahead. If the network decides to raise the bar and provide truly innovative programming, then the network will surely gain some respect.
There's a reason why news junkies like myself are excited and anticipating this progress in domestic media. And there's a reason why everyone should take notice.
There it was in the recent Fiscal Cliff deal -- more tax breaks for windmills, electric cars, biodiesel, algae (algae?!), and of course 14 different flavors of ethanol. How many failures will it take before progressives wake up to the fact that they are being sold a bill of goods?
Are we uncomfortable with news that has not been sanitized by our own American-based networks? Is that the reason there is so much pushback to Al Jazeera English on U.S. network TV?
On the 11th anniversary of Guantánamo Bay's use as a prison for foreign detainees, Democracy Now! airs an exclusive broadcast interview with Sami al-...
The threat of Al-Jazeera's news content or Gore's patriotism should not have been the issue. If there was any anti-American behavior involved in the sale, it was Time Warner's.
Most of America, however, sympathizes with Israel and supported the Iraq war. So what is the station's plan for the U.S. market?
The sale of cable news network Current TV to Al Jazeera has raised more than a few eyebrows. But whatever comes of it all, the creation of this alternative to CNN and Fox News and MSNBC shows just how much has changed in the news media since Peter Jennings left us just seven years ago.
If supporters of the right to bear arms have been feeling threatened in recent weeks, supporters of the First Amendment may have even more cause for alarm.
Sooner or later somebody will learn what Al Gore did not. An investment in highest-standard television will reap dividends from an American people who are not the vast wasteland of idiots that so many television execs think we are.
Is it any wonder that "the television sets of White House officials and lawmakers were tuned to the channel during the Arab Spring?" Inquiring minds want to know, after all!
Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper, George Schulz of the Center for Investigative Reporting, and yours truly discuss police militarization in Am...
Despite the promise of wider editorial latitude, CCTV America's coverage of China is largely scrubbed of controversy and upbeat in tone, with a heavy emphasis on business and cultural stories in places where Beijing hopes to gain influence.